Faculty

Germano Iannacchione

Germano S. Iannacchione

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 120
Phone: +1-508-831-5420
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
gsiannac@wpi.edu
Website

Germano S. Iannacchione

  • Professor & Department Head, Physics

I was promoted to professor in 2014 and became head of the Department of Physics in 2006. I continue to strive to be active in both my research and in leading Physics at WPI; I am happy to be able to integrate the two through my teaching. Read more...

Padmanabhan Aravind

Padmanabhan K. Aravind

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 212B
Phone: +1-508-831-5559
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
paravind@wpi.edu
Website

Padmanabhan K. Aravind

  • Associate Department Head
  • Professor, Physics

In my 25 plus years here, I have been actively engaged in teaching and research. Our Projects Program is the place where these two activities naturally meet; the MQPs I have guided over the years have been among my most rewarding experiences. Read more...

Nancy Burnham

Nancy A. Burnham

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 219
Phone: +1-508-831-5365
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
nab@wpi.edu
Website

Nancy A. Burnham

An associate professor of physics at WPI since 2000, Nancy Burnham’s research interests lie in the direction of nanoscience and engineering. She offers an undergraduate and graduate course called Atomic Force Microscopy and is writing a book on the subject. Read more...

Frank Dick

Frank A. Dick

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 213C
Phone: +1-508-831-6766
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
fdick@wpi.edu

Frank A. Dick

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Physics

Ask Professor Frank Dick "What is teaching?" and he will tell you: "Teaching is show time! People love a good show. Make the show entertaining from start to finish, and students will remember what you say and do forever." Read more...

Hektor Kashuri

Hektor Kashuri

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 004
Phone: +1-508-831-5342
Fax: +1-508-831-5888
hkashuri@wpi.edu

Hektor Kashuri

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Physics

The most rewarding aspect of an academic position is the opportunity to teach and mentor students. I want to teach them how to use physics in analyzing facts by understanding underlying ideas and concepts, rather than memorizing and using formulas. Read more...

David  Medich

David Christopher Medich

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 127
Phone: +1-508-831-6569
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
dcmedich@wpi.edu

David Christopher Medich

My goal as an instructor is to convey my enthusiasm of physics to my students and to help them make connections between the atomic and subatomic realm and our everyday world. In terms of my research, my area of expertise is medical physics and nuclear science. Read more...

George Phillies

George D. J. Phillies

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 130
Phone: +1-508-831-5334
phillies@wpi.edu
Website

George D. J. Phillies

In his quarter-century at WPI, Professor Phillies has dedicated most of his pedagogical efforts to lecturing in freshman physics, notably mechanics and harmonic oscillations, in addition to several other courses for which he’s written the texts. Read more...

Marko Popovic

Marko B. Popovic

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 215
Phone: +1-508-831-5392
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
mpopovic@wpi.edu
Website

Marko B. Popovic

  • Assistant Research Professor,  Physics

Professor Marko B Popovic, PI, is an assistant research professor in the WPI Physics department. His research interest ranges from fundamental physics to human neuro-sensory-motor organization to engineering robotics systems that assist and augment humans. Read more...

Richard Quimby

Richard S. Quimby

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 128
Phone: +1-508-831-5490
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
rsquimby@wpi.edu
Website

Richard S. Quimby

Professor Quimby teaches courses and engages in research in the area of photonics, specializing in lasers, fiber optics, and the optical properties of materials. He particularly enjoys developing and teaching interdisciplinary courses. Read more...

L. Ramdas Ram-Mohan

L. Ramdas Ram-Mohan

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 224
Phone: +1-508-831-5339
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
lrram@wpi.edu
Website

L. Ramdas Ram-Mohan

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Sabyasachi Sarkar

Sabyasachi Sarkar

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 215
Phone: +1-508-831-5392
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
ssarkar@wpi.edu

Sabyasachi Sarkar

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Physics

Professor Sarkar is a former Marie Curie Fellow who joined the WPI faculty in 2011. He says teaching is very rewarding to him; he gets to inspire and shape young engineers and scientists and see how they evolve through their years at WPI. Read more...

Izabela Stroe

Izabela Stroe

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 222
Phone: +1-508-831-5249
Fax: +1-508-831-5888
izabela@wpi.edu
Website

Izabela Stroe

For me, physics is like a sandbox. It gives me the opportunity to play and discover, test, be creative, and learn something new. At the same time, I am passionate about passing the thrill of discovery to my students. Teaching is a two-way street in which both parties get enriched from each other. Read more...

Lyubov  Titova

Lyubov Titova

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 125
Phone: +1-508-831-5090
ltitova@wpi.edu
Website

Lyubov Titova

I believe that learning physics is an exhilarating adventure in discovering the laws of nature. In the classroom, I hope to guide the students towards understanding fundamental concepts, and help them connect those concepts to phenomena in everyday life and their applications in modern technology. In my lab, I invite undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at the leading edge of interdisciplinary science. Read more...

Erkan Tüzel

Erkan Tüzel

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 220
Phone: +1-508-831-5391
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
etuzel@wpi.edu
Website

Erkan Tüzel

Teaching is a learning and discovering process, both for me and my students. The project-based curriculum at WPI allows me to explore new and exciting areas in computational and biological physics with my students by putting them in the driver's seat. Read more...

Qi Wen

Qi Wen

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 213A
Phone: +1-508-831-6057
Fax: +1-508-831-5668
qwen@wpi.edu
Website

Qi Wen

Professor Wen enjoys interacting with students. Through research advising and classroom lectures, he tries to excite their interests in learning the physics not only required to understand our universe, but essential for their careers as engineers. Read more...

Alexei Zozulya

Alexei A. Zozulya

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 213B
Phone: +1-508-831-5254
Fax: +1-508-831-5886
zozulya@wpi.edu

Alexei A. Zozulya

Professor Alexei Zozulya’s current research in ultracold atom optics focuses on theoretical analysis of Bose-Einstein condensate-based atom interferometers and gyroscopes, atom "chip" technology, and more recently, atomtronics. Read more...

Post-Doctorate Fellow

First Name Last Name Title Email Phone Extension Office Location

Professor Emeritus

First Name Last Name Title Email Phone Extension Office Location
Harold W. Hilsinger Professor Emeritus hwh 6057 Olin Hall 213A
Stephen N. Jasperson Professor Emeritus snj 6057 Olin Hall 213A
Michael W. Klein Professor Emeritus mwklein 6057 Olin Hall 213A
Adriaan Walther Professor Emeritus awalther 6057 Olin Hall 213A
Jerald A. Weiss Professor Emeritus 6057 Olin Hall 213A
John F. Wild Professor Emeritus 6057 Olin Hall 213A
 
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